Goodhue County Sheriff Marty Kelly encourages students to apply for a Law Enforcement Scholarship.
The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 20-$2,000 scholarships for this year.
The Members of MSA gives special recognition to the financial needs of students attending the peace officer skills course, or one of the two or four year law enforcement degree colleges.
The Scholarship Committee, in making its selection of awards, intends on achieving representation from all geographical areas of the state.
Scholarships are only available to students currently enrolled in one of the following three categories: Mandated POST Skills Program, in their second year of a two-year law enforcement program, or in their third or fourth year of a four-year college criminal justice program.
Students meeting these criteria are invited to obtain a policy-procedure statement and scholarship application online at www.co.goodhue.mn.us or www.mnsheriffs.org, or by calling 651-267-2600.
Applications need to be submitted to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office by November 17.
Scholarship awards will be announced by December 29th.